Fronditha Care -
formerly called the Australian Greek Society for Care of the Elderly - is a
charitable, community based organization providing services to Australian elders
of Greek speaking background. Fronditha has been in existence since 1976 and
enjoys broad support from the Greek Community. To date it is the only
organization providing a range of residential and support services to the Greek
speaking elderly in Victoria.
Fronditha exists because it believes that
maintaining cultural identity is critical to the well being of all persons.
Services provided by Fronditha aim to
ensure that Greek speaking elderly are able to live in a residential facility or
remain at home and be supported by an agency which shares their language,
history, religious values, attitudes, rituals, celebrations, music and food. In
essence, all the elements that have, and continue to play a central role in